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Reducing Allergens in the Home

Dave Broderick from Stanley Steemer stops by to talk about getting your carpets clean.
Reducing Allergens in the Home


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More than 40 million Americans suffer from allergy problems, and 25 million have asthma. If your cleaning routine doesn't specifically focus on allergen removal, you may be only moving dust around, sending allergens and irritating cleaning chemicals into the air which can affect allergy and asthma symptoms.


STANLEY STEEMER IS THE FIRST CARPET CLEANING SERVICE TO BE CERTIFIED “ASTHMA AND ALLERGY FRIENDLY”:
Their company underwent extensive scientific testing by independent labs to ensure they meet standards accepted by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA). Their proprietary cleaning equipment is manufactured in-house to guarantee quality control and consistent results nationwide. Stanley Steemer is the first carpet service certified asthma & allergy friendly.


HOW EFFECTIVE CARPET CLEANING IS WHEN IT COMES TO REMOVING ALLERGENS:
It removes an average of 94% of common household allergens, including:
Dog dander (97.8%)
Cat dander (92.8%)
Dust mite allergens (91.4%)
Surface bacteria.


Often it’s recommend people get a certified professional carpet cleaning:
AAFA’s asthma & allergy friendly Certification Standard for Professional Carpet cleaning recommends you get a Certified Professional Steam Cleaning every 3-4 months, along with vacuuming 2-3 times a week with a Certified vacuum cleaner.


OTHER TIPS FOR KEEPING YOUR HOMES CLEANER AND HEALTHIER?


Dust to control mites. By dusting surfaces and washing bedding often, you can control the amount of dust mites in your home.


Vacuum often. Although cleaning can sometimes trigger allergic reactions, with dust in the air, vacuuming once or twice a week will reduce the surface dust mites. Wear a mask when doing housework and consider leaving for a few hours after you clean to avoid allergens in the air. You can also make sure your vacuum has an air filter to capture dust.


Reduce pet dander. If you have allergies, you should avoid pets with feathers or fur like birds, dogs and cats. If you can’t bear to part with your pet, you should at least keep it out of the bedroom.


Shut out pollen. When you clean your windows, do you see a film of pollen on the frame or sill? One easy way to prevent pollen from entering your home is to keep windows and doors closed. Use an air filter and clean it regularly or run the air conditioner and change the filter often.

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